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School mental health

Mental health, emotional and behavioral issues affect 1 in 5 school-aged children with 1 in 10 experiencing a mental health challenge severe enough to negatively affect home, school, social and community functioning. Though so many school-aged children are affected, it is estimated 50 to 80 percent of them do not receive the care they need. […]

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CALM renovation

The CALM Center’s renovation capital campaign is less than $10,000 from its $1.3 million goal, and we need your help to make it the rest of the way. The CALM Center, 6126 E. 32nd Place, a state leader in children’s crisis care, has served well over 4,000 children and families and operated around the clock […]

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Opioid Dependence Recovery

Willpower is not enough to overcome a life-threatening opioid dependence. That is why Counseling & Recovery Services created its outpatient opioid dependence recovery program for adults using a nationally recognized and successful model requiring therapy with opioid replacement medication. Opiate dependence treatment is about more than sobering up. It’s about feeling normal again without using […]

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It’s Heart Month – love your heart

It’s no coincident that February is American Heart Month.  After all, if you love someone, you want them to be happy and healthy.  This is a great time to make a commitment for improved heart health for ourselves and our families. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women and men. And, half […]

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You made holidays bright

Thank you to everyone who donated to make Christmas 2016 bright for children, adults and families served by Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma. All 50 children and adults on the angel tree received gifts and every Transitional housing client received a gift card for food and household items. Our clients’ needs continue after the holidays. If […]

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Brain disorders affect learning, behavior

In each classroom, 15 percent of children have a mental health/brain disorder affecting their ability to learn and manage their behavior. These children often end up in trouble for not staying on task, disrupting class and acting out. It doesn’t need to happen this way. So much amazing research is underway that will eventually lead […]

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Mental Health Court changes lives

Montreal remembers when his life began to spiral downhill. He was 12 years old when his brother was murdered. At age 14, he ended up drifting from place to place when his grandmother could no longer care for him. “I self-medicated with marijuana,” Montreal said. “I was always hyper, never calm, and I just went […]

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2015: Year of thanks, growth & change

2015 was a year of thanks, growth and change at Counseling & Recovery Services. “How lucky I am that I have something that makes saying goodbye so hard,” a CALM Center client wrote at the end of her seven-day stay. One adult client said, “Good docs and staff and the pharmacy literally saves my life […]

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Help with my kids!

Want answers and actions for difficult moments in parenting? Call our children’s department at 918.236.4140. Becoming a Love and Logic Parent© teaches simple techniques that are effective with all children, from toddlers to teens. 2016 sessions include: One-day classes: 9-5 Fridays, February 5 & March 25; Six-week courses on Thursdays: March 24-April 28 from 10 a.m. to noon; John Paris is on […]

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Helping kids cope with Oregon tragedy

We join the nation in mourning the loss of life in Oregon’s community college shooting  on Thursday. In response to this and other  tragedies that occur at a school, many children, teens and young adults have questions and concerns. There are excellent resources online for children, families, school personnel and clinical professionals. One specific resource is the […]

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